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Garden of Beasts

A Novel of Berlin 1936

by Jeffery Deaver

  • 170 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Pocket Star .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mystery/Suspense,
  • Historical - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Espionage / Thriller,
  • Thrillers,
  • Suspense,
  • History,
  • Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General,
  • Berlin (Germany),
  • 1918-1945,
  • 1933-1945,
  • Germany

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMass Market Paperback
    Number of Pages576
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7949954M
    ISBN 100743437829
    ISBN 109780743437820

    Directed by Joe Wright. With Tom Hanks. A mild-mannered Chicago professor becomes America's first ambassador to Hitler's Germany just before the Nazis began to assert an iron grip across : Tom Hanks.   Buy a cheap copy of In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, book by Erik Larson. Amazon Best Books of the Month, May In the Garden of Beasts is a vivid portrait of Berlin during the first years of Hitler’s reign, brought to life through Free shipping over $Cited by:

    In the Garden of Beasts (Paperback) Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin. By Erik Larson. Broadway Books, , pp. Publication Date: May . In the Garden of Beasts at times seems derivative of a memoir, Through Embassy Eyes, by Martha Dodd, one of the main characters of his of the material is the same, but we can forgive that because Larson fills in everything that Dodd herself felt obliged to leave out: It’s not every U.S. ambassador’s daughter who becomes a spy for the Soviet Union.

      In the Garden of Beasts has the clarity of purpose to see the Germany of through the eyes of this uniquely well-positioned American family There has been nothing quite like Mr. Larson’s story of the four Dodds, characters straight out of a s family drama, transporting their shortcomings to a new world full of nasty surprises Mr.4/4(13).   In Garden of Beasts, Deaver takes us back to and I mean he takes us back. Edward R. Murrow used to have a television show, as I recall, entitled "You are There." in which the viewer was taken back to an historic event. Well, after reading this book, you will have a pretty clear picture of Germany in the days of the Hitler ascendancy.5/5(5).


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The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America by Erik Larson Paperback $Cited by: 'In the Garden of Beasts' is the second book I've read by Larson and I'm sorry to say the two don't compare.

I've read a fair number of books about the Holocaust and I did find the political maneuvering described in 'Garden' interesting in a stomach turning, sickening kind of way/5. Garden of Beasts by Jeffery Deaver is an extremely thrilling read.

Originally, I was searching the shelves at my local library for Chalice of Blood by Peter Tremayne, when at the corner of my eye, I see a book with a small swastika logo/5. Garden of Beasts is packed with fascinating period detail and features a cast of perfectly realized locals, Olympic athletes and senior Nazi officials -- some real, some fictional.

With hairpin plot twists, the reigning "master of ticking-bomb suspense" (People) plumbs the nerve-jangling paranoia of prewar Berlin and steers the story to a 4/4(40). The "Garden of Beasts" is the fabled Tiergarten, the park and zoo in the heart of Berlin.

I found the book entertaining and very much in line with my readings about this period of history. Those less familiar with the brief but bloody reign of the Third Reich may have Garden of Beasts book with a few of the passages/5().

“In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin,” by Erik Larson. I just finished reading this compelling—and frankly somewhat terrifying—account by Erik Larson of the brief ambassadorship of William E.

Dodd in Berlin from toat Author: Peter Clothier. In the Garden of Beasts Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin With this new book, I invite you to journey to Berlin during Hitler’s first year in power,in the company of a real-life father and daughter from Chicago who suddenly found themselves transported to the heart of the city.

They had no conception of the. “In the Garden of Beasts” has the clarity of purpose to see the Germany of through the eyes of this uniquely well-positioned American family. There are hindsight-laden books that see the. In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin by Erik Larson is a non-fiction book published in It recounts the early years of Germany’s Nazi regime from the perspective of the American ambassador, William Dodd, and his family.

In the Garden of Beasts Book Summary: Erik Larson, New York Times bestselling author of Devil in the White City, delivers a remarkable story set during Hitler’s rise to power. The time isthe place, Berlin, when William E. Dodd becomes America’s first ambassador to Hitler’s Nazi Germany in a year that proved to be a turning point in history.

The information about In the Garden of Beasts shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel. Book trailer for Erik Larson's historical fiction "In The Garden of Beasts.". Edwards's philosophies and practices, as illustrated in The Fair Garden and the Swarm of Beasts, have influenced and inspired generations of librarians since its original publication inand continue to be a foundation for today's new young adult librarians.

Book Review. Today’s Paper | Advertisement. Continue reading the main story Martha; second, the book that recounts this story, “In the Garden of Beasts,” is by Erik Larson, Author: Dorothy Gallagher. In “In the Garden of Beasts,” Roosevelt’s failure to give our ambassador to Germany (), William E.

Dodd, who is the main character in this book, clear direction about American policy towards Germany, in spite of the amazing access that Dodd had to personal meetings with Roosevelt.

Erik Larson has a penchant for blending evil and wonder. He got the mix precisely right in The Devil In The White City, where the story of the Chicago World’s Fair proves just as fascinating as the gruesome deeds of contemporaneous serial killer H.H.

Holmes. The weakness of In The Garden Of Beasts: Love, Terror, And An American Family In Hitler’s Berlin is that none of the good that. IN THE GARDEN OF BEASTS: LOVE, TERROR AND AN AMERICAN FAMILY IN HITLER’S BERLIN By Erik Larson Crown, $26, pages.

It is easy to see why Erik Larson’s chilling book “In the Garden of Author: Sandra Mcelwaine. About In the Garden of Beasts “Larson is a marvelous writer superb at creating characters with a few short strokes.”—New York Times Book Review Erik Larson has been widely acclaimed as a master of narrative non-fiction, and in his new book, the bestselling author of Devil in the White City turns his hand to a remarkable story set during Hitler’s rise to power.

“In the Garden of Beasts” at times seems derivative of a memoir, “Through Embassy Eyes,” by Martha Dodd, one of the main characters of his tale. Much of the material is. In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin Erik Larson, Crown Publishing pp.

ISBN Summary Erik Larson has been widely acclaimed as a master of narrative non-fiction, and in his new book, the bestselling author of Devil in the White City turns his hand to a remarkable story set during Hitler’s rise to power.

I have read a lot of books that take place in pre-war and World War II Europe. All fiction. Most containing more action. What is eerie and most striking about In the Garden of Beasts is this sort of slow, steady march into madness that is prewar Germany.

So many books boast the tell-tale signs of what was to come and many of the individual accounts that have come to light are personalized. In the Garden of Beasts Extremely well written and well documented - like all of Larson';s work - the book reads as a novel, rather than a non-fiction piece.

That it is true makes the book even scarier. I love Larson's work, even when I think he has taken on a topic I don't care much about, or even one that I happen to know pretty well/5(K). New York Times Book Review In the Garden of Beasts lends a stunning, eyewitness perspective on events as they unfold in real time, revealing an era of surprising nuance and complexity.

The result is a dazzling, addictively readable work that speaks volumes about why the world did not recognize the grave threat posed by Hitler until Berlin /5(K).